ACO Worlds Competitors Page

Everything you need to know to compete at ACO Worlds 16 in July.

Online registration for all ACO Worlds Divisions is OPEN.

REGISTER FOR WORLDS 16

WORLDS AT A GLANCE

Mon, July 26 – Sat, July 31, 2021

Bradenton Area Convention Center, FL
Tampa / St. Pete / Sarasota Florida area

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE)
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tampa International Airport (TPA)

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WORLDS QUALIFICATION

New for ACO Worlds 16: There will be no Golden Ticket required for purchase.

ACO Worlds Divisions are open to ACO Pros and any other ACO Member that qualifies by participating in a minimum number of ACO Majors or other tournaments during the Season leading up to Worlds.

ACO Player's Guide

GOLDEN TICKETS

Golden Tickets are awarded free to:

CornyForty: The top 40 Players in the ACO World Singles Standings

TopGun Twenty: The top 20 Teams in the ACO World Doubles Standings

  • The Golden Ticket covers the player’s entry fee into the ACO World Singles Division and their half of the ACO World Doubles Division.
  • Entry fees for all other Divisions are sold separately.
Womens, Seniors, Juniors, Womens Doubles, Senior Doubles
  • Entry fees are covered for the top 4 Players in the Standings of each Division.

DIVISION ENTRY FEES

Singles Division
$80 per Player
Free for Top 40 Ranked Singles
Free for Top 20 Ranked Doubles

Doubles Division
$150 per Team
Free for Top 40 Ranked Singles
Free for Top 20 Ranked Doubles

Womens Division
$40 per Player
Free for Top 4 Ranked Women

Seniors Division
$40 per Player
Free for Top 4 Ranked Seniors

Juniors Division
$20 per Player
Free for Top 4 Ranked Juniors

Womens Doubles Division
$60 per Team
Free for Top 4 Ranked Teams

Seniors Doubles Division
$60 per Team
Free for Top 4 Ranked Teams

COED Doubles Division
$60 per Team
Free for Top 4 Ranked Teams

World Big Blind Draw Division
$40 per Player
Free for Top 4 Ranked Players

Open Blind Draw
$20 per Player

Crew Cup Open Blind Draw
$80 per Team of 4

Slyder Cup Open
$150 per Team of 5

Slyder Cup Non-Pro
$100 per Team of 5

Certified Official Shootout
Free for all active ACO CO’s

Lifetimer Championship
Free for all Ink’d ACO Lifetimers

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Online registration for all ACO Worlds Divisions is OPEN – click here to REGISTER NOW
  • Registration opens: June 1, 2021
  • Registration closes: July 1, 2021
  • Top ranked teams in each Division will be given priority registration beginning July 1, 2021.

Singles Division
Online Registration. Includes participation in the ACO World Singles RPI and either the ACO World Singles Championship bracket or Tier Championship pool/bracket.
Max 540 Players

Doubles Division
Online Registration. Includes participation in the ACO World Doubles RPI and either the ACO World Doubles Championship bracket or Tier Championship pool/bracket.
Max 540 Teams

Womens Division
Online Registration
Max 128 Players

Seniors Division
Online Registration
Max 128 Players

Juniors Division
Online Registration
Max 96 Players

Womens Doubles Division
Online Registration
Max 64 Teams

Seniors Doubles Division
Online Registration
Max 64 Teams

COED Doubles Division
Online Registration
Max 128 Teams

World Big Blind Draw Division
Walk-up registration only:
4:00pm–6:00pm Tuesday
Max 128 Players

Open Blind Draw
Walk-up registration only:
4:00pm–6:00pm Tuesday
Max 128 Players

Crew Cup Open Blind Draw
Walk-up registration only:
9:15am–9:45am Tuesday
4 Players per team
Open to the public

Slyder Cup Open
Walk-up registration only:
11:00am–1:00pm Tuesday
5 Players per team
Open to the public

Slyder Cup Non-Pro
Walk-up registration only:
11:00am–1:00pm Tuesday
5 Players per team
Open to the public (ACO-Pros restricted)

Certified Official Shootout
Online Registration (free)
Limited to active ACO CO’s

Lifetimer Championship
Online Registration (free)
Limited to Ink’d ACO Lifetimers

PRIZES & PAYOUTS

PAYOUT SPOTS WILL BE BASED ON TOTAL PARTICIPATION IN EACH DIVISION

Singles Division
$15,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 8
Jersey to Champion

Doubles Division
$15,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 4 Teams
Jersey to Champions

Womens Division
$2,500 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 3
Jersey to Champion

Seniors Division
$2,500 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 3
Jersey to Champion

Juniors Division
$1,000 in Prizes
Trophies to Top 3
Jersey to Champion

Womens Doubles Division
$2,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 3 Teams
Jersey to Champions

Seniors Doubles Division
$2,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 3 Teams
Jersey to Champions

COED Doubles Division
$3,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 3 Teams
Jersey to Champions

World Big Blind Draw Division
$2,560 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 2
Jersey to Champions

Open Blind Draw
$1,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophy to Champion

Crew Cup Open Blind Draw
$1,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophy to Champion

Slyder Cup Open
$1,500 Minimum Total Purse
Jersey to Champions

Slyder Cup Non-Pro
$1,000 Minimum Total Purse
Trophy to Champions

Certified Official Shootout
$500 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Top 2
Jersey to Champion

Lifetimer Championship
$100 Minimum Total Purse
Trophies to Champion
Jersey to Champion

PLAYER DRESS CODE

All players are able to wear their choice of apparel during the course of the week. However, any player advancing to the Championship game of any Division must wear ACO branded apparel and/or ACO sponsored and provided apparel.

Any player/team who advances to a Championship game who does not have their own ACO apparel will be provided apparel by the ACO. In addition, any player featured on a “center court’ livestream game may be asked to wear ACO branded or non-branded apparel. For jersey sponsorship inquiries for Championship games, contact play@americancornhole.com

SPECIAL HOTEL RATES FOR ACO PLAYERS AND GUESTS, PLUS TRAVEL PROTECTION

American Cornhole Organization is proud to partner with HBC Event Services, a housing agency with a nationwide reputation for excellence in managing travel for sports events. HBC Event Services provides an easy way for you to book your hotel rooms with our partnered hotels at the best rates. These rates are lower than their best available rate and usually include breakfast for your team.

Also, a  Travel Protection Plan is now available for purchase for all new reservations booked through this website. Most importantly this plan has a “Cancel for Any Reason” benefit that will protect 75% of your non-refundable hotel booking and event registration costs for only $21.05 (based on a 2-night stay). Book your hotel reservation and select YES to add the Travel Protection Plan and protect your trip. Alternatively, you can call HBC directly at 505-346-0522 (Travel Protection Plan can only be added to your booking within 20 days of your hotel reservation date).

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Schedule of Events Chart

MONDAY, JULY 26th @ 6:00PM: Early Bird Opening Night Party. Details to come.

All start times may be adjusted up to one-half hour due to tournament play times.

 TUESDAY, JULY 27WEDNESDAY, JULY 28THURSDAY, JULY 29FRIDAY, JULY 30SATURDAY, JULY 31
7:00 AM
8:00 AM------ Doors Open ------------ Doors Open ------------ Doors Open ------------ Doors Open ------
9:00 AM------ Doors Open ------Womens Doubles
Seniors Doubles
World Singles RPIDoubles Championship BracketLifeTimer Championship Tournament
10:00 AMCrew Cup Blind DrawDoubles Tier 4
10:30AM - Doubles Tier 3
11:00 AMDoubles Tier 211:30AM - Opening Ceremony / National Anthem / First Pitch
11:45AM – ACO LifeTimer Championship Match
12:00 PM12:30PM – ACO Seniors Doubles Championship Match
1:00 PMTailgatorWomens Singles
Seniors Singles
Tailgator
TailgatorTailgator1:00PM - Tailgator World Championships
1:00PM - PipFall Blind Draw
1:15PM – ACO Womens Doubles Championship Match
2:00 PMSlyder Cup - Open Division
Slyder Cup - Non-PRO Division
World Doubles RPI
3:00 PMJuniors SinglesSingles Championship Bracket3:00PM – ACO World Coed Championship Match
3:45PM - ACO World Juniors Championship Match
4:00 PM4:55PM - ACO World Seniors Championship Match
5:00 PMPlayer of the Season Playoffs
Tailgator
Player of the Season Playoffs
Tailgator
TailgatorTailgator5:45PM - ACO World Womens Championship Match
6:00 PMCoed DoublesSingles Tier 4
6:30PM - Singles Tier 3
ACO Certified Official Shootout6:30PM – Awards Ceremony
7:00 PMWorld Big Blind Draw Championship
7:30PM - Open Blind Draw
Singles Tier 27:00PM - ACO World Doubles Championship Match
7:45PM – ACO World Singles – Semi Final #1
8:00 PM8:15PM – ACO World Singles – Semi Final #2
9:00 PM9:00PM – ACO World Singles – Championship Match
9:15PM - Crowning of the new King or Queen of Cornhole
10:00 PM------ Doors Close ------------ Doors Close ------------ Doors Close ------------ Doors Close ------AFTER PARTY IN THE TAILGATE TENT.
AFTER THE AFTER PARTY DOWNTOWN BRADENTON.

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